See also: cloné

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Coined (in botany) in 1903, based on Ancient Greek κλών (klṓn, twig). Figurative use from the 1970s.

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NounEdit

clone (plural clones)

  1. A living organism (originally a plant) produced asexually from a single ancestor, to which it is genetically identical.
  2. A group of identical cells derived from a single cell.[1]
  3. A copy or imitation of something already existing, especially when designed to simulate it.
  4. (informal) Two people who are exactly alike, as far as looks or behavior.

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TranslationsEdit

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VerbEdit

clone (third-person singular simple present clones, present participle cloning, simple past and past participle cloned)

  1. (transitive) To create a clone of.
    The scientists were able to clone a sheep.
    We cloned the database to perform some testing.

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ReferencesEdit

  • H.J. Webber. "New Horticultural and Agricultural Terms". Science (new series) 18:501-503, 1903, DOI: 10.1126/science.18.459.501-b.
  • C.L. Pollard. "'Clon' versus 'clone'". Science (new series) 22:469, 1905.
  • C.L. Pollard. "On the spelling of 'clon'". Science (new series) 22:87-88, 1905.
  • W.T. Stearn. "The use of the term 'clone'". Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 74:41-47, 1949.

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AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

clone

  1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of clonar

FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κλών (klṓn, twig).

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NounEdit

clone m (plural clones)

  1. clone

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VerbEdit

clone

  1. inflection of cloner:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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ItalianEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek κλών (klṓn, twig).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clone m (plural cloni)

  1. (biology) clone

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English clone, from the same source as above.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈklo.ne/, /ˈklon/[1]
  • Rhymes: -one, -on
  • Hyphenation: cló‧ne, clóne

NounEdit

clone m (plural cloni)

  1. (computing, electronics, also figuratively) clone

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 clone in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: clo‧ne

NounEdit

clone m (plural clones)

  1. clone (organism produced asexually from a single ancestor)
  2. clone (copy of something already existing)
  3. clone (group of identical cells derived from a single cell)

VerbEdit

clone

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of clonar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of clonar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of clonar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of clonar

RomanianEdit

NounEdit

clone f pl

  1. plural of clonă

NounEdit

clone n pl

  1. plural of clon

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

clone

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of clonar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of clonar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of clonar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of clonar.